Debra Tegethoff

Dates

March 8, 1955 - October 4, 2019

Obituary

Debra Tegethoff, 64, of Mitchell died Friday, October 4, 2019 at Ava House in Sioux Falls, SD.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 9, at Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Debra Jean Tegethoff was born March 8, 1955 to Harold and Jean (Rogers) Tegethoff in Mitchell, SD.  Debra grew up in Mitchell and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1973.  After high school, she moved to Deadwood, SD, and worked at the Franklin Hotel.  She later moved back to Mitchell and worked at the Holiday Inn until her health failed.  Debra loved to shop, cook, and do many crafts.

Debra is survived her life partner, Jim Roth of Mitchell; one sister, Kim (Barry) Juhnke of Parkston; two nieces, Annette (Nick) Collins and Kayla Juhnke; one nephew, Paul Juhnke; precious great-niece and great-nephew, Karson and Nora Collins; and stepmother, Virginia Tegethoff. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Jean Tegethoff.


Visitation(s)

None Scheduled

Service

Date
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time
2:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 Wests Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301


Posted by Tami Werning Krogman on October 10, 2019
My thoughts and prayers go out to Deb's family.
Posted by Judine Johnson Hills on October 9, 2019
Went to high school with Deb. Until I watched the video and saw her Senior picture didn't put the name to the face. A very nice gal, always a smile on her face and always nice to all! Sure she will be missed by her friends and family.
Posted by Bobbi Johnson on October 9, 2019
So sorry to hear of Debs passing. I met Deb as a nurse, she was always so cheerful, had a positive attitude and much love to share. She will be missed, always remembered. Blessings and prayers to her family.
Posted by Laura DeHaai on October 9, 2019
Debbie was one of the first people I met when I moved to Mitchell. Always smiling and always had something funny to say. Beautiful lady! inside and out. RIP Debbie
Posted by Paulette Zundel on October 9, 2019
So sorry to see this,I loved talking to her when she shopped at Walmart. She will be missed
Posted by Dawn and Randy Rumbolz on October 8, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Jim and family are in our thoughts and prayers. She was a beautiful lady,, inside and out, Always and Forever.
Posted by Gaye Sargent Hubbard on October 8, 2019
So sorry to hear of Deb's passing. She was one of my best friends in high school, sorry we lost touch.
Posted by Gloria Van Ackeren on October 8, 2019
I still can't believe she's gone. We said goodbye just a few weeks ago believing that better days were ahead. Amazing how she could always smile in spite of her pain. What a beautiful lady.
Posted by Kristy vobr on October 8, 2019
I'm so sorry about your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and her family!!! Debbie was an amazing women i work with her at holiday inn Mitchell!!! Shes going be missed!!! Rip Deb!!!
Posted by Char Peterson on October 8, 2019
Sorry for your loss. All are in my prayers
Posted by Sue Woodraska on October 8, 2019
Sorry for your loss!😓 Deb, Karen Bunker and I all worked together at the Holiday Inn, had a lot of good times! ❤
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on October 8, 2019
So sorry to all of you for your loss !! Deb was always a super Lady to everyone !! She will so missed be all that was blessed to know her !!
Posted by Colleen Tegels DeJong on October 8, 2019
So very sad to learn of Deb passing. We went to high school together. Loved her beautiful personality.
Always smiling, even when she was in pain. Rest in Peace, Deb
Deb will be missed by all that knew Her.
Posted by Ernie & Deb Hohn on October 8, 2019
Our sympathies to her family.
Deb was always laughing and living life the fullest.
R.I.P. Deb
Posted by Kathy (Hohn) Bruske on October 7, 2019
Beautiful video so sorry to hear of the passing of Debbie, we hung out together in high school and had some fun times, later we worked together at the Holiday , my mother also worked with Debbie there, our prayers are with you.
Posted by Doug cross on October 7, 2019
I will miss deb we had fun times god bless rip
Posted by Lori layman on October 7, 2019
So sorry for your loss deb will be missed god bless rip
Posted by Betty North on October 7, 2019
So sorry to hear about Deb, she was a great lady and friend, we lived in the same apartment building. GOD bless u all.
Posted by Barb Dulaney on October 7, 2019
Sorry for loss may God bless you all.RIP
Posted by Barb Dulaney on October 7, 2019
Sorry for loss may God bless you all.RIP
Posted by Donna "Molde"Lang on October 7, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Debbie was an amazing woman.WE had so much fun together when we were young. I will always remember her laugh and smile. may she RIP.
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